With a list of entries that reads like a who’s who of eventing, Bicton Arena International Horse Trials, which begins on Friday (April 19), looks set to be the focal point for all equestrians keen to watch their favourite equine stars in action, writes Lucy Johnson.
Dicky Bob won the Hunt race for the fourth successive year at Cherrybrook, but this time the locally trained grey met with no opposition in his favourite race and only had to walk over to claim the prize, writes Granville Taylor.
Taunton host their ever popular Ladies Day Meeting on Thursday (April 12) when the first of the seven races on the card which has a very generous prize fund of over £59k goes to post at 2.10pm, writes Richard Walsh.
The Dart Vale and Haldon Harriers fixture, postponed from its original date two weeks previously, only got the go-ahead after an early morning course inspection, writes Granville Taylor and Donna Harris.
Point-to-pointing finally got back on track last weekend after a prolonged bad weather spell, and hopefully the scheduled meeting to be held at Cherrybrook near Tavistock this coming Sunday (April) will be another meeting to defy the weather, writes Donna Harris.
Three scouts from South Devon have been invited to attend Exeter Racecourse’s Family Day next Sunday (April 8) to help them raise funds for the 24th World Scout Jamboree, which takes place in the USA next year.
After several weeks of wet and snowy conditions, point-to-point racing looks to be back on track with this Sunday’s (March 25) meeting being the Lamerton hosted one held at Kilworthy, near Brentor, Tavistock, writes Donna Harris.
The historic racecourse at Buckfastleigh is where racing enthusiasts can round off their week after the buzz of Cheltenham this coming Sunday (March 18), when the Dart Vale and Haldon Harriers host their meeting, writes Donna Harris.
Taunton host their Spring Meeting on Thursday, March 1, when the opening action on the card, which includes two Class 3 events and carries in excess of a very generous £67k, is due off at 2.20pm, writes Richard Walsh.
Devon’s Grand National takes place on Friday (February 23) when a prize fund of £25,000 will attract some of Britain’s best loved chasers alongside a supporting card tailor-made for racing’s rising stars, writes Lucy Johnson.